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News and information about the Government's tax policy work programme, including:
- proposed changes to the laws that Inland Revenue is responsible for
- updates on the progress of bills through Parliament
- policy announcements

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Date Title
19 December 2008 Special report on R&D tax credit repeal
18 December 2008 New closing date for bill submissions
16 December 2008 Student loan repayment threshold to rise
15 December 2008 Tax cuts, KiwiSaver changes enacted
15 December 2008 Law change for finance company workouts
11 December 2008 Urgent measures tax bill passed
10 December 2008 Parliament reinstates July tax bill
10 December 2008 Tax bill introduced
8 December 2008 Briefing to incoming Minister released
2 December 2008 US-NZ DTA protocol signed
28 October 2008 NZ submission on mutual recognition
16 October 2008 NZ-Philippines DTA updated
9 October 2008 More time for imputation submissions
7 October 2008 New secondary tax rate announced
7 October 2008 Minimum family tax credit to rise
2 October 2008 Netherlands Antilles TIEA comes into force
30 September 2008 Emissions trading scheme amendments passed
18 September 2008 Australia to collect New Zealand tax debt
15 September 2008 Latest KiwiSaver regulations
9 September 2008 Tax relief for surviving spouse in husband-wife partnership
3 September 2008 Tax treaty developments
29 August 2008 Updated UK DTA in force
27 August 2008 Stapled stock changes added to bill
26 August 2008 FBT rate for low-interest loans up
14 August 2008 Imputation discussion document released
5 August 2008 Child support data matching begins
28 July 2008 DTA progress: Czech Republic, UK update
17 July 2008 Aus-NZ mutual recognition on agenda
7 July 2008 Deemed rate of return set
2 July 2008 Finance Minister's policy update
2 July 2008 Tax bill introduced
26 June 2008 More time for submissions on GST paper
17 June 2008 Rewrite Advisory Panel chair appointed
16 June 2008 Climate change bill reported back
13 June 2008 Dr Cullen speech to Aus-NZ Leadership Forum
9 June 2008 GST issues paper released
30 May 2008 Budget tax legislation enacted
27 May 2008 Revenue Minister's speech to NZICA
23 May 2008 Parliament passes Budget tax bill
22 May 2008 Tax bill introduced
22 May 2008 Budget 2008 tax announcements
14 May 2008 Law changes to protect entity tax-free status
2 May 2008 US-NZ DTA to be updated
27 April 2008 Income splitting for families with children
23 April 2008 Govt consults on draft stapled stock legislation
21 April 2008 Rebates for charitable donations
17 April 2008 Charitable giving changes to proceed
8 April 2008 Child support shared care provisions under review
26 March 2008 TRA filing fees to rise
14 March 2008 Minister of Revenue speech to IFA
13 March 2008 Speech - tax reform update
12 March 2008 Limited partnership legislation passes
4 March 2008 Govt to close petroleum mining loophole
25 February 2008 Govt counters stapled stock revenue loss
25 February 2008 New student loan interest rate
25 February 2008 FBT on low-interest loans rises
12 February 2008 Interest-free loans for students on NZ exchange schemes
8 February 2008 Appointment to UN tax committee welcomed
25 January 2008 Govt seeks comment on Australia-NZ DTA